Program Summary & Location
The Republic of Korea (South Korea) and the surrounding area is a region of growing economic and geopolitical importance to the U.S. and the world. Experience the phenomenon first-hand through the UW-Eau Claire semester and yearlong exchange with Ajou University!
Ajou University has an active student exchange program that allows students from around the world to spend a semester or a year studying at Ajou. Students can take Korean language and/or courses taught in English. The English language courses are designed for international students and Korean students to take discipline-specific course work in an international atmosphere. In particular, the program is designed to assist students who are interested in pursuing careers in Asia or with multinational corporations. To learn more, click here
South Korea faces China to the west across the Yellow Sea and Japan to the east across the Strait of Korea. Ajou University is located in Suwon, a city of approximately 1 million people. Suwon is located in northwestern South Korea and is only a half-hour drive from Seoul, the capital.
In February 2018, South Korea will host the Olympic Winter Games! The site of the Olympics is a 4 hour train ride away!
To learn about eligibility requirements, academic course offerings, how courses transfer back to UW-Eau Claire, and the academic calendar, click the following button:
Academics - South Korea: Suwon Semester
To see more on what resources they provide and what disability/health accommodations are available on the program, click on the following button:
Support - South Korea: Suwon
Housing & Meals
You will live on campus. Rooms are double occupancy. Each room is equipped with internet access that allows you to connect to Ajou's on-line system. Bathroom/shower and kitchen facilities are shared. You can purchase meal tickets to eat at the student cafeteria and/or cook your own food in the kitchen on your floor.
By clicking on the following term, you will find more information on program costs. If the term you want to go abroad is not listed, please see the most recent term and add 7% to your estimate to factor in exchange rate fluctuations and tuition increases. Click on the buttons below to view that term's cost estimate.
Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Learn More & How To Apply
Still have some questions? We have peer advisors for a variety of programs, click here
to see if we have one available for this program. If there isn't a peer advisor, the study abroad coordinator would be happy to answer your questions. You can schedule an appointment with a peer advisor or coordinator by calling 715-836-4411.
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